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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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RACGP - Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

RACGP - Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
Health of the Nation presents unique data and interpretations, painting a clear picture of the contemporary Australian general practice. 'As the only ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian
'Not a day goes by': Mental health is the number one reason people are going to the GPABC News
The number one reason people see their GPThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:36

RACGP

Health of the nation: The RACGP takes Australia's pulse
RACGP
'As the only comprehensive sector-led annual study of Australian general practice, Health of the Nation tracks the pulse of general practice, providing a diagnosis for the future of the profession, Australian GPs and their patients,' RACGP President ...
Mental health is Australians' most common ailment, GPs reportThe Guardian

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Shortage of acute beds in Tasmania a 'crisis', mental health expert says - ABC News

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:45

ABC News

Shortage of acute beds in Tasmania a 'crisis', mental health expert says
ABC News
As the political fallout continues from revelations two psychiatric patients were forced to sleep on the floor of the Royal Hobart Hospital's emergency department, figures show Tasmania has the most mental health beds in the country per capita. But in ...

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Questions remain about witness protection ahead of ACT health inquiry - The Canberra Times

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:04

The Canberra Times

Questions remain about witness protection ahead of ACT health inquiry
The Canberra Times
The Barr government has refused to say how witnesses in the upcoming inquiry into health bullying will be protected from reprisals without the powers of a board of inquiry. ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris has repeatedly rejected the need for a ...

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Climate: The looming threat to Queensland's health - Brisbane Times

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:02

Brisbane Times

Climate: The looming threat to Queensland's health
Brisbane Times
Queensland's biggest industry and the nation's largest employer - the health and social services sector - is under threat like never before. As the state braces for continuing hot, dry weather and an early start to bushfire season, more and more ...

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Good news on the health of Australian children - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:58

RACGP

Good news on the health of Australian children
RACGP
The data comes from the latest Children's Headline Indicator report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report's 19 health, welfare and development indicators were agreed by state and federal health and human services ...

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Good news on the health of Australian children - RACGP

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:58

RACGP

Good news on the health of Australian children
RACGP
The data comes from the latest Children's Headline Indicator report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report's 19 health, welfare and development indicators were agreed by state and federal health and human services ...

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Discount Drug Store offers free heart health screenings - Moree Champion

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:27

Moree Champion

Discount Drug Store offers free heart health screenings
Moree Champion
Heart disease is the nation's single leading cause of death in Australia causing more than 19,000 deaths each year. Discount Drug Stores are helping to turn the beat around on these statistics with their free heart health screenings. To coincide with ...

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Coca-Cola looks at cannabis as possible ingredient in health drinks - ABC News

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:00

ABC News

Coca-Cola looks at cannabis as possible ingredient in health drinks
ABC News
The statement came after reports the beverage giant was in talks with a Canadian cannabis company to create a health drink infused with cannabidiol, a naturally occurring non-psychoactive compound derived from the cannabis plant. Shares of the company, ...
Coca-Cola may introduce a cannabis-infused health drink in the futureBrag Magazine
Coca-Cola Is Eyeing the Cannabis MarketBloomberg
Coca-Cola in talks with Aurora to develop cannabis drinks: SourcesBNNBloomberg.ca
The Coca-Cola Company
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Coca-Cola looks at cannabis as possible ingredient in health drinks - ABC News

Health - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:00

ABC News

Coca-Cola looks at cannabis as possible ingredient in health drinks
ABC News
The statement came after reports the beverage giant was in talks with a Canadian cannabis company to create a health drink infused with cannabidiol, a naturally occurring non-psychoactive compound derived from the cannabis plant. Shares of the company, ...
Coca Cola contemplates 'healthy' cannabis drinkSky News

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My Health Record: big pharma can apply to access data - The Guardian

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:56

The Guardian

My Health Record: big pharma can apply to access data
The Guardian
Pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to apply for data from the controversial My Health Record system, a Senate committee hearing has been told. Caroline Edwards, the deputy secretary of the Department of Health, told the committee third-party ...
My Health Record: More than 900000 Australians opt outSBS
My Health Record: 900000 Australians have opted out of database, Senate inquiry toldABC News
New blow to the My Health Record as public support divesHerald Sun
The Sydney Morning Herald -PerthNow
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My Health Record: 900000 Australians have opted out of database, Senate inquiry told - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:36

ABC Local

My Health Record: 900000 Australians have opted out of database, Senate inquiry told
ABC Local
The number of Australians who have opted out of My Health Record since July 16 has been revealed. Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) head Tim Kelsey told a Senate inquiry into the medical database system on Monday evening that as of September ...
My Health Record: big pharma can apply to access dataThe Guardian
My Health Record: More than 900000 Australians opted out of databaseSBS
Nearly a million ditch My Health RecordSunshine Coast Daily
9news.com.au
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Health Minister dismisses calls for board of inquiry - The Canberra Times

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 14:00

The Canberra Times

Health Minister dismisses calls for board of inquiry
The Canberra Times
Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris continues to resist "sudden" calls for a board of inquiry into ACT Health, saying there is no evidence of criminal behaviour or significant harm to people within the system. Ms Fitzharris announced an independent ...

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Almost a million opt out of My Health Record - The Sydney Morning Herald

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:51

The Sydney Morning Herald

Almost a million opt out of My Health Record
The Sydney Morning Herald
Almost a million Australians have so far opted out of the controversial My Health Record, the Senate Committee looking into the system has heard. As of September 12, roughly 900,000 people had opted out of the system, according to Australian Digital ...

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Clearing the backlog of Queensland's health complaints - Brisbane Times

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 11:08

Brisbane Times

Clearing the backlog of Queensland's health complaints
Brisbane Times
Instead, in May, he found himself promoted to the lead role of an organisation beset by a backlog of unresolved public complaints, and deepening mistrust from the health sector. In October last year, then-health ombudsman Leon Atkinson-MacEwen was ...

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Mental health patients sleep on Royal Hobart Hospital floor in 'unacceptable' incident - ABC Local

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 08:16

ABC Local

Mental health patients sleep on Royal Hobart Hospital floor in 'unacceptable' incident
ABC Local
Late last year the Upper House parliamentary inquiry into the state's acute health services heard a patient had committed suicide in the RHH Emergency Department, and that the loss of 10 mental health beds in 2016 was having a significant impact. In ...

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Farmers focusing on health - Port Lincoln Times

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 05:30

Port Lincoln Times

Farmers focusing on health
Port Lincoln Times
A Yorke Peninsula initiative has blossomed on the Eyre Peninsula and is helping farmers stay active and surround themselves with friends while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Now the second group on the Eyre Peninsula, The Edillilie “Fat Farmers ...

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Should counselling be included in mental health care plans? - The Border Mail

Health - Mon, 09/17/2018 - 04:57

The Border Mail

Should counselling be included in mental health care plans?
The Border Mail
BE WELL: Counsellor Mahalia Scholz runs a mobile service and wants to see counselling including as a referral option on mental health care plans. Picture: MARK JESSER. A Border counsellor has called for general counselling services to be including in ...

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